Category Archives: Recipe

Remembered Recipe

While Doot-Doot cake is the go-to Edison-Swift family treat when zucchini is abundant, for daughter Annie’s January birthday I remembered “Swiss Chocolate Squares.” I brought the recipe home from my seventh grade home-ec class, and it became an Edison family … Continue reading

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AKA Chili

Tomato Soup with Hamburger, Sweet Potato and Beans AKA Sue’s Chili On Facebook, I announced my first soup – making in the new house: chili with diced sweet potato. When asked for the recipe I was undaunted even though I … Continue reading

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Doot-Doot Cake

Tonight I made Chocolate Chip Zucchini cake,* torn from the Early Summer catalog. Walter helped me with the last step: adding a bag of chocolate chips to the top of the batter. I gave him a quick demonstration. “Doot. Doo. … Continue reading

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Brown Soda Bread

Super Healthy and Yummy Brown Soda Bread From 2013 Cooking Light “Page a Day” calendar 1 quart of buttermilk will make two loaves. The loaves freeze well. 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees 2. Coat 9 X 5-inch loaf pan … Continue reading

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Elna Borgen’s Date Balls (Gluten Free)

Long ago and not so far away–Central (now Covenant) Lutheran in Stoughton, Wis.–my mother’s circle participated in the congregation’s Holiday Bazaar. Donated crafts, doll clothes, cookies, candy, popcorn balls and Christmas decorations were sold at low, church-basement prices. Lunch was … Continue reading

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Annie just called to report “a Christmas emergency, we can’t find the recipe for PUFF pancakes.” It can happen, especially to family standards, recipes known by heart. In this case, I’m the keeper of the original recipe, one that Annie brought … Continue reading

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Life happens

… when you’re making other plans, and we had such a good plan.  Paul and I were going to drive to Stevens Point, Wis., tomorrow morning.  It’s Pastor Annie’s first Christmas, and we were looking forward to attending Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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